Silent E

Do you fly a kit or a kite? Explore words with a silent "e." In this movie, you’ll learn the difference between short vowels and long vowels. You'll learn how adding the silent "e" to the end of a word can change a short vowel into a long one. You'll learn that a suffix is a letter or group of letters that are added to the end of a word to change it. Find out how words with silent "e" change when you add suffixes, and then hear how they are pronounced.

Literacy Skills with Moby Lesson Plan: Exploring Letters and Letter Sounds

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to develop emerging literacy skills. The lesson plan explains a variety of different ways that the Moby alphabet printable can be used to help children explore letters and letter sounds. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Silent E Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about phonics and the silent e. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Silent E. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »

Silent E Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about phonics and the silent e. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Silent E topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »